It's also important not to use too high heat when stir-frying," says Chen.
Start stir-frying at medium-high heat," adds Chen, "and once the food is in the pan, then you can bring it up to a higher temperature.
Canned pre-cooked long-grain rice - the ultimate cheat for the busy cook - is great for stir-frying
too," says Prue.
These days, when speed in the kitchen counts, opt for quick cooking methods, which include microwaving, stir-frying
, boiling, steaming or roasting.
The Kung Pao chef coats the puffy pieces of eggplant with a pinkish sweet and sour glaze accomplished by stir-frying
them quickly after dipping them in a very light, almost indiscernible batter.
It would have been more eye appealing if the chicken had a tinge of golden that comes from stir-frying
instead of being so white.
over high heat until chicken is golden on all sides.